Explore our available Psychological and Psychosocial Sessions for the 2021 Annual Meeting.

Live Sessions

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain why a comprehensive trauma-informed assessment is vital for adolescents including: What is a trauma informed assessment? What we do with the results matters long term? And separating low and high risk populations in treatment.
  • Discuss how we currently treat adolescents like adults and why, including neurobiology of brain development, risk factors for substance use and the impact on brain development, and low motivation related to brain development.
  • List interventions specific to adolescents and trauma such as technology and alternative treatment methods
    . Becoming a quick expert at using motivational interviewing as an engagement tool
    . Using a trauma rather than a diagnostic lens to treatment adolescents – building resiliency rather than dependency

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe what is meant by “spiritual distress” and gain understanding of how spiritual distress is experienced by the burn survivor and their family, as well as the burn provider.
  • Define “post traumatic growth” and share how their own suffering can be, and has been, fertile soil for post-traumatic growth.
  • Describe of the many resources available for burn injured patients, providers and care givers to aid in the spiritual, emotional and physical healing

On-Demand Sessions

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify specific factors related to care provider moral injury and supporting staff when caring for this patient population.
  • Identify tools to use to support family members post a loved one’s self-inflicted burn injury.
  • Describe risk factors associated with self-inflicted burns in pediatric/adolescent populations and list important components of psychosocial treatment for this population.
  • Describe strategies for identifying, assessing, and reducing suicide risk among adult patients using evidence-informed practices. Discuss patterns of physical and psychological outcomes for individuals with self-inflicted burn injuries

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the roles played by stress and trauma in shaping physical, developmental and psychological processes in pediatric burn injuries.
  • Describe Trauma Informed Care and how it can be implemented as a comprehensive approach to improving patient and family outcomes.
  • Identify nonpharmacological techniques for providing age appropriate care with the goal of decreasing pain, increasing opportunities for patient mastery, and creating positive coping skills.
  • Describe ways for promoting post traumatic growth and resiliency and the caregiver’s role in their child’s adjustment.